In his 39-month tenure as U.S. Attorney, however, Garcia can claim no high-profile enforcement effort—not one.
I decided to start with the letters from the middle of his tenure—1977-79, the Days of Disco.
Similar but also unproven charges also dogged him during his first tenure at the ministry, say the senior ministry officials.
Surely your tenure as attorney general contributed a bit—if not a lot—to the making of our 44th president.
Anyway, one thing that didn't come up was Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
This tenure is expressly excepted from the statute, 12 Charles II., by which the other ancient tenures were destroyed.
tenure of office law, passed; Pres. Johnson accused of violating, 311.
Their tenants too might renew their term before their tenure ran out: so they were men of spirit and property.
One's tenure of office is that time during which he holds office.
The three differences relate to power, tenure, and manner of accession.
early 15c., "holding of a tenement," from Anglo-French and Old French tenure "a tenure, estate in land" (13c.), from Old French tenir "to hold," from Vulgar Latin *tenire, from Latin tenere "to hold" (see tenet). The sense of "condition or fact of holding a status, position, or occupation" is first attested 1590s. Meaning "guaranteed tenure of office" (usually at a university or school) is recorded from 1957.